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Sep 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
killing two u.s. service members. a maryland national guard unit charged with training police in afghanistan and arrived home today. george joins us with more. >> more than 40 members of the maryland national guard came home to a ceremony here in hunt valley. they were assigned to the international assistance force in afghanistan. they helped to train the afghan army and police to fight the taliban on their own. there are mixed emotions as they learned of the shooting of a nato service member, allegedly and hands of an afghan trainee. it speaks to the difficulty of their mission. >> we have solid leadership. i am confident all the counter measures have been put in place and we will continue to do what is right for the soldiers performing the mission. >> i have four children. he is the first i did not get to see born. the sacrifice we do, it pays off. we come home. it is a good feeling. >> these men and women spent a year and afghanistan. they deployed on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 last year. for many of these folks, this was their third tour in afghanistan. this was the unit
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Sep 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of the u.s. strategy in afghanistan. >> it is fantastic to be home with the family again. >> they were honored saturday, assigned to the international security assistance force in afghanistan, helping to train the afghan army and the police in the hopes they will fight crime and the taliban on their own some day. it is part of and in u.s. combat operations there by the end of 2014. >> the challenge was trying to train them to the way that we do it. we taught them the basics. our job is to show them how to do it and they learn how to do it. >> the homecoming comes on the same day that two nato troops were killed by an afghan police trainee. >> it is a part of the conflict that we deal with on a day-to- day basis. as a leader, i thought we were led and prepared and trained. nothing can help you prepare for something like that. >> they spent a year in afghanistan, deploying on september 11 last year, on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. for many of them, it was their third tour. >> i have four children, and he is the first i did not see born. the sacrifice that we do, it pays off, thou
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Sep 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
community. hundreds of people including gov. martin o'malley came to ofebrate the rev.'s 60 years leading worship. he was a member of the first class of african-american ministers accepted into the theological seminary where he steady with classmates dr. martin luther king jr.. he said he is honored by this recognition. >> i am happy. i'm happy i lived this long. they thought enough of me to make a celebration out of it. >> congratulations to you. it there's a lot of love in this room. it is a reflection of the love and service in the life you have given to the city in people of our state. >> to mar the church will hold a concert in honor of rev. would. congratulations. there's so much more to come. a warning for airline passengers. a dispute between american airlines and a pilot union means more delays. a man jumped into the tiger cage at the bronx zoo. he tells police why he made this week. taking the game into >> nyse police plan to arrest a man mauled by a tiger in the bronx zoo. he told investigators that he deliberately leaked into the exhibit because he wanted to "be one with the t
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Sep 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
, tipping point. anti-american protestors attack u.s. government buildings in two countries leaving one state department employee dead. >>> song frenzy. all eyes on apple as the rumors of the next generation iphone. >>> deep impact. an amateur astronomer captures a massive explosion on the planet an amateur astronomer captures a massive explosion on the planet jupiter. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. today we begin with under siege. violent protests broke out against the u.s. and libya in egypt yesterday resulting in the death of at least one american. in libya last night, smoke and flames billowed out of the u.s. consulate in benghazi after they clashed with armed muslim protesters throwing handmade bombs at the compound. the gun men were outraged at a film which criticizes islam and the prophet mohammed. while strongly condemning the attacks, secretary of state hillary clinton confirms that one state department officer was killed in the protest. >>> earlier tuesday anger over that same film boiled over at the u.s. embass
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Sep 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
after the horrific killing of the u.s. ambassador to libya. >>> money out the window. bank robbery suspects hurl cash after a high speed chase. > and baby buzz, what kate has been turning down that's > and baby buzz, what kate has been turning down that's sparking pregnancy rumors. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. today we begin with firing back. in response to deadly attacks in libya that killed a u.s. ambassador u.s. war slips been sent to the coast and an elite group of marines will ramp up security. all of this as the obama administration responds to criticism from republican rifle mitt romney while investigating whether the attacks were specifically coordinated to take place on the anniversary of 9/11. nbc's steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: in cairo, another demonstration at the u.s. embassy. and after what happened in libya, president obama was harsh. in an interview on telemundo. >> they don't have traditions of civil society. >> reporter: not at the u.s. consulate in ben zbaz gi on the eleven anniversary
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Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
race -- it is unknown what race he is. he is maybe in his 20's. we do not know if there is a correlation. as the police department, it is our job to be cautious. >> police alerted residents of a red alert, warning them. >> i do not want anybody coming into my house. i have a wife and kids. i think it is a good thing. >> tonight, the pentagon is moving two u.s. warships off the libyan coast after the cat -- after the attack. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in that assault. the u.s. will work with libya to bring those responsible to justice. we have the very latest from washington. >> in cairo tonight, another demonstration at the u.s. embassy. what happened in libya -- in an interview and -- attacked.onsulate was the ambassador and three others were killed. >> how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save? >> hitting the internet where clips from an anti-muslim movie said to be made in america. that is no excuse, said the president this morning. >> we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious be
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Sep 13, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, the protests against the u.s. are spreading. we're live tonight in cairo and tripoli. >>> also tonight, a navy seal who lost his life in thie ining attack on the consulat >>> and new numbers, and what we're polling, including what the post-convention bounce has done for the president in a critical state at a critical time. >>> your money, a big announcement on the economy, what it could mean for mortga mortgages, with retirement savings and jobs for a lot of americans. >>> and a big moment for the duchess, what she is drinking is getting so much attention nightly news begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is nbc nightly news with brian williams. >>> good evening, tonight, across a huge and uneasy region, where arab spring has long ago faded into something more complicated. today, there were protests in no fewer than several locations. today, the violence is in cairo where the protesters stormed the u.s. embassy. then the terrible lightning attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, that left the u.s. ambassador and three other americans dead. first ambassador
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
this morning if feels like autumn. temperatures in the upper 50's and low 60's. 60 at the airport. mid 50's in the northern suburbs. the dew point is 52. mostly sunny skies expected. high temperature neared 78. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. .ot bad out there ba traveling smoothly on the harrisburg expressway. no problems on the j.f.x. of course, monument street is closed near patterson park. the rest of the major roadways shaping up just fine. nine minutes to go south on 895 down towards the harbor tunnel tolls. 10 minutes on 95 south down towards 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. the north side is running smoothly. a nice start as to switch over to harford road where it meets the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the ravens kickoff their regular-season later tonight. >> there will be more than just football taking place tonight. kim dacey is live with the details. >> the game tonight is important stagese it sets the s for the rest of the season. m&t bank stadium was filled with people paying the
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> some 2000 guns were allowed to walk between the u.s. and mexico, including two found at the scene of the shootout that claimed the life of the u.s. border official. the local congressman says his family deserves justice. >> it is outrageous. good they want to know what happened to ryan. no. the department of justice has 90 days to provide a timeline of reforms. the inspector general said his goal is to make sure things happen. >> of the 2000 weapons thought to have been acquired illegally, about 1400 have yet to be recovered. >> morgan state university officially opens its new home for engineering. >> next month you will have to abide by a new law regarding child booster seats. details on the changes being made. >> it will not cut into your sleep, but they make it worth your while what has become the stuff of legends, a little later in sports. >> we are getting a warm up [ male announcer ] airtran airways is having a sale. which means our already low fares...are even lower. that's like making the grand canyon...grander. or the great lakes...greater. or the rocky mountains... rocki
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Sep 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and still weather + forecast -- your 11 insta weather forecast. we were in the 80's today. it felt like summer here at home. the average high as 76. we made it up to 84. in that heat and relative humidity, we popped off a few digs thunderstorms early this evening. most of the rain down across the lower eastern shore. back in to delaware and heading off the coast. nothing showing up from baltimore. should stay dry around the metro area for the rest of the night. showers and thunderstorms extends around new york all the way down the delmarva coast line. a strong front. a series of cold fronts coming through here over the next 12 hours. this is a main front moving off the eastern shore. there is a piece of energy in the upper levels of atmosphere scooting across the great lakes. three are in a couple of hours. behind this, breezy in school. we will not the kind of temperature they had in the minnesota but maybe it will will out. you're in the 60's here. 49 at in the cincinnati. 47 at minneapolis and st. paul. that is where our weather is coming from from the next 48 hours. it is of into ef
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Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
is the forecast -- temperatures in the '60s but it's going to draw down into the 50s, especially after the sun goes down. the skies will be crystal clear and it will be good football other. the high-temperature today was 69. compare that to the average of 75 and i think you will stay below average for the next couple of days. down to 61 and parsons and 61 at the airport. the temperatures are going to fall off quickly and we will wind up with pinpoint skies and dry air. a little cloud cover showing up most of it is in the far western suburbs. there is even some participation up there. that is going to pass north of us and think should be quite at home. once the sun goes down, it might be cold enough for frost for the first time. temperatures will dip into the '40's but it will be cold enough for frost. sun set at 7:00. by the time you wake up, it's going to be in the '40's. a mixture of sunshine and clouds with high temperatures in the upper 60s. sunrise at 6:56. it will get warmer on tuesday and wednesday, but the chance for rain will go up in the middle of the week. it doesn't look like a big
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
. once you get past the city limits it drops down to the 50's. you still might want to take a light jacket with the. let's take a look at some of the other numbers. 57 in pasadena. the forecast for today, sunshine and clouds. it will be nice and a mild. we will make it up to 78 degrees which is above average this time of year. we will detail the forecast for the upcoming weekend. >> covering the nation, officials at the nuclear power plant in pennsylvania are investigating why a pump malfunctioned triggered a shutdown. it happened yesterday afternoon. people reported hearing a loud noise which officials say is what happens when steam is released. the amount of radiation released this so small there is no danger or health risk to the public. as you may recall, it was the site of the worst nuclear in history. >> prosecutors dropped their request to review the note book chains -- james holmes gift to his psychiatrist. they do not want to delay the trial. james was in court for a hearing yesterday. he was sporting a different look that we are accustomed to. short brown hair. >> the spac
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Sep 9, 2012 2:30am EDT
that announcement. the dow and s&p 500 hit three-year highs, and the nasdaq posted a nearly 12-year high. stocks continued to rise on friday, and gm rose 10%, chrysler, climbing 14%, compared to earthquake related supply disruptions last year. all of those companies came in ahead of expectations and the annual sales rate in the u.s. now stands at 14.5 million cars. it is an extraordinarily busy and important week from the jobs numbers to the ecb plan. but there are plenty of other things to pay attention to, as well. joining me is the chief investment strategist, russ koesterich. thank you for joining us. >>> thank you. >> 96,000 jobs created, fewer than the market expected, but the unemployment rate did fall to 8.1%. what is your take on the numbers and the economy? >> unfortunately, it was a bad report on several fronts, even the drop in the unemployment rate was negative. i'll explain why in a moment. so you're below expectations on job creation, the sharp slowdown from the rate in july. we're seeing the wages slow down. again, this is a challenge for consumer with not much wage growth and de
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Sep 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
the worst ever terrorist attack on u.s. soil. >>> insult to injury. surveillance video captures a california woman getting car jacked and then slammed by her very even vehicle. >>> and old meets new. switzerland's famed jet man performs a spectacular stunt switzerland's famed jet man performs a spectacular stunt alongside an historic aircraft. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm mara skaf va come poe. today we begin with a day to reflect. 11 years ago today terrorists attacked this country in an unprecedented assault killing nearly 3,000 people. today remembrance ceremonies will be held at each of the locations where lives were lost including the site of the new york trade center. danielle lee joins us at ground zero. >> reporter: good morning, mara. later the ceremonies at the reflecting pools will feature six minutes of silence marking the attacks. they'll have a reading of the names of the victims. this year's ceremony will be smaller than in years past. one year after their debut, these reflecting pools sitting in place of the fallen world trade
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Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm EDT
sparked by a film made in the u.s. has continued -- a furor sparked by a film made in the u.s. has continued since the deadly events of the few days ago. >> anti-american slogans as police tried to push protesters back. they are angry because of an anti-muslim internet video made in the u.s. in iraq, demonstrators around a burning american flag. in cairo, crowds have been gathering for days. protesters continued to attack american embassies. they have also turned on the german and british embassies, tearing down security walls. the messages of hate towards america are expected to escalate throughout the day. republicans are expressing concern about america's perceived strength in the middle east. >> i am most concerned about america's failure. it is clear the message throughout the middle east is the united states is week. >> all this as the president vows to punish the killers of our ambassador in libya and three other americans killed on tuesday. >> we will bring those who killed our fellow americans to justice. >> already the fbi is headed to the countries to investigate. the li
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Sep 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
with brian williams. >>> good evening, he was a u.s. foreign service officer, a diplomat representing his country, all he everyone wanted to be, chris steven was the u.s. ambassador to libya, killed last night in the attack in the city of been georgiay a total of four americans were killed, america vowed this will are justice, turns out 911 was a bad day for overseas, protesters in cairo destroyed the american flag in cairo and egypt, and then in benghazi, where we begin tonight, we have our chief foreign correspondent, richard, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian, we hoped to broadcast in front of the u.s. embassy here in cairo, but had to leave as egyptian security forces clashed with the demonstrators there, pushing them back, using tear gas to try to stop assaults like the ones yesterday, which we are learning much more about. two attacks on u.s. buildings, one here in cairo, spontaneous, passion, harmless, the other in benghazi, focused and deadly. at 4:00, protesters in cairo answer a preacher's call on tv to go to the u.s. embassy to denounce a u.s. video made in the u.s
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Sep 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
america! >>> tonight on "rock center," why is the u.s. under attack in places that america helped to >>> hoy en rock center. liberate? as the violence spreads in the middle east, richard engel what has covered the arab spring is live in die yo and the family of christopher stevens speaks for the first time about the widely respected diplomat killed in the attack in libya. >> he was a great person to be with. he was funny and inspirational on many levels. >>> also tonight we check in on the low road during this decision 2012. >> never worked addae in her life. >>ed to koppel takes us inside the industry where they spend every moment of every day watching and listening for the next comment that could blow sky high. >> you have people sitting there with headsets. zo >> gaffe seekers. the whole campaign is about gaffes. >> he's the most googled person on earth. perhaps fitting because justin bieber came to us via the web. tonight his goals for adult life. >> i just don't want to be another teen heartthrob. >> a famous musician and heartthrob turns 18. >> i feel like they're judging me
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Sep 20, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in the 40's and in many locations, but i.t. is turning out to be a beautiful afternoon. just a few high, thin clouds out there. mostly sunny, and the care is dry. wonderful afternoon. high temperatures will climb into the mid-70's in most spots. we expect another nice day tomorrow. we have some rain in the forecast over the weekend. seven-day forecast in a few minutes. ride a four-day winning streak into boston after finishing this week in seattle early this morning. birds clinch with more extra- winnings magic. bases loaded and two outs. in the top of the 11th, with nate mcclouth on first, adam jones hits his 30th home run of the season. o's win 3-1. the birds have sole possession of a first in the al wild-card race. still ahead, a woman flips from a balcony and is left dangling 10 stories above ground. how close officials say she came to a deadly bombing. stealing -- and deadly plummet. stealing from the rich to give to the port takes on a whole new meaning in a california town dr. kim hammond from falls road animal hospital is here to answer your questions. email petquestions@wbaltv.
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to win the hole outright to keep the u.s. hopes alive. starts at the right edge of the green, turning toward the flag, now just left of it. >> just a little amped up. that was a good swing. missed clubs are just too darn excited. >> back at 17. while stricker was hitting his approach, molinari's second, down the hill way too fast. >> now, that was the gift. >> so, tiger is looking very good here to take a 1-up lead and this was the reaction from tiger when he got to the green. chance to take the 1-up lead here. again, stricker ahead of him at 18. trying to win that hole and kaymer has the advantage there, but after what we've seen the the last three days, wouldn't be surprised by anything right now. >> just coaxing it down. and that is a par. molinari will have a long one coming back to try and keep it all square. jose maria olazabal. can't even bear to look. at 18 for striker, who's away. >> stricker will be first to play. putting from the upper level to the lower. >> saw dufner miss it way left on this putt. dottie. >> i can see that happening. putt it through a little bit of a funn
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
. another nice day for us. maybe not quite as cool as yesterday, but temperatures are still in the 50's in most spots. there is a little patchy fog out there in some neighborhoods but not necessarily enough to affect the traffic. a high near 81. we'll come back in a few minutes. we have a little bit of rain in the forecast as we head to the weekend. first let's see what's happening on the roads. >> good morning, everyone. not bad out there. just a few things to talk about in the city. a few closures from preston to cathedral for the annual celebration gala. we're shaping up very well as far as drive time. only going to take you 10 minutes to travel south on i-95 down towards 32. here is a live view of traffic. outer loop traffic, you can see how light it is in both directions from the harrisburg expressway. problem free at the moment. in harford county, traveling smoothly all the way down toward fort mchenry. that is the latest. >> our big story this morning. classes are expected to resume at morgan state this morning following a shooting on campus wednesday evening. >> this is the firs
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Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in the middle east after two attacks and american embassies. how the u.s. is seeking justice. the west nile virus is hitting maryland. and dr. kim hammond from falls road animal hospital is here to answer your pet questions. e-mail petquestions@wbaltv.com. e-mail petquestions@wbaltv.com. or just visit our want to try to crack it? yeah, that's the way to do it! now we need a little bit more... a little bit more vanilla? this is great! [ male announcer ] at humana, we believe there's never been a better time to share your passions... because the results... are you having fun doing this? yeah. that's a very nice cake! [ male announcer ] well, you can't beat them. [ giggles ] ohh! you got something huh? whoa... [ male announcer ] humana understands the value of spending time together that's a lot of work getting that one in! let's go see the birdies. [ male announcer ] one on one, sharing what you know. let's do it grandpa. that's why humana agents will sit down with you, to listen and understand what's important to you. it's how we help you choose the right humana medicare plan for
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
. it will be in the mid-70's this afternoon. 49 at the airport. the water temperatures are still in the mid-70's. the entire mid-atlanta region has 30's showing up. we are getting to that time of the year. early next week, we might see our first frost of the season. cloud cover showing up on the satellite. that will make for a beautiful sunrise. the nearest precipitation still off to our north. some rain around detroit. that system will fall apart by the time it gets near us. it will run into high pressure on the east coast. there will be another system coming from that same direction that will give us a chance for some showers, maybe on saturday. the forecast for today, mostly sunny skies and pleasant conditions. we will make it into the mid- 70's this afternoon. a nice day tomorrow. the high temperature around 70. that is the seven-day forecast. jimmy, come on. a 40% chance for a shower and thunderstorm on the weekend. sarah and i are playing tag team. here is sarah. >> not a bad start. we are taking one accident in northern parkway. not tracking any delays. monument street. there are >> there
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Sep 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, wbal-tv 11 news. >> boy, is it humid out there. the dew point in the mid-70's, and that is creating a humidity level of a 74%. we had showers earlier this morning. there is still a chance you could see more of that as we get into the afternoon. 30% chance of showers and storms through 3:00 p.m., also 3:06 p.m., as temperatures will be in the mid-80's. that is the case as we go into tonight. by 9:00 p.m., 40% chance for showers. although they will be scattered, if you do have a shower or storm, it could be on the heavy side. we will talk about that in the seven-day in a few minutes. >> the democratic national convention is set to kick off in charlotte. gov. martin o'malley will take the stage in primetime at 10:00 tonight. response tells us who else we will see on the bottom -- tracie potts tells us who else we will see on the podium. >> today we will hear from democrats that president obama has moved the country for, including mitt romney's successor, massachusetts gov. deval patrick. >> we were 47th in the nation. >> and up-and-coming democrat, the san antonio, texas mayor, is toni
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Sep 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
-- quite sunny as well. expect temperatures to be in the upper 70's between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. not indicating any sort of precipitation. 74 degrees at 6:00 p.m. it will be a little chilly as people head to the game. as a drop in to the 60's by the end of the game with mostly clear skies. let's talk about those overnight temperatures when we come back. >> orioles fans were looking to celebrate, but a back and forth weekend ended the wrong way for the o's. they started fighting back in the fourth inning yesterday. it was all the yankees from there, including a home run. 13-3, taking back the lead. a fitting tribute for a former student. the high school dedicates its field in honor of the former lacrosse player. she played lacrosse and field hockey and went on to play across the university of virginia. yardley's name and class colors will keep her memory alive. her mother and sister both attended last night's dedication. >> this would be something that she would love. now she has it. >> i am sure she is looking down with a smile on her face. >> her killer was convicted in febru
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
marshall at 59a. loo -- a look at westminster and york. in western maryland it will go down to the 30's. 75 for the high. the low below average at 60. the record high was in 1983. it looks like tomorrow morning closing record of 43 measured at the airport will be safe. some of the suburbs made it down that low because the skies remained unclear and the winds will be light and the atmosphere is dry. mountains now, 70's around town. in downtown baltimore, 60's and a clear sky. 44 in the coolest ballets by daybreak and 57 at the inner harbor with light winds. this has cleared the skies into eastern canada and down to the gulf. the sprawling area of high pressure that will convert to new to control the weather. no disturbance coming our way for several days. sunny skies tomorrow. 79 before -- 74 to degrees. sun set at 7:21 p.m. it water temperatures in the upper 70's to around 80. 30's in the morning in the mountains. warming to the upper 60's tomorrow. eastern shore locations, interior sections could be in the upper 40's. daytime temperatures are comfortable. same thing at ocean city. cool at
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
peterson was also shot. police said the investigation is not over. >> in the arab world today, another u.s. embassy came under attack. this time it was in yemen, a company that is a stronghold of al qaeda. this is a growing crisis that is expected to become another factor in the u.s. presidential campaign. >> here on capitol hill today, republicans backing mitt romney questioned president obama's leadership, as angry muslims attacked another u.s. embassy. like in libya tuesday, today the anti-american writing in yemen got out of control. storming the u.s. embassy and breaking in before police beat them back. no americans were reported hurt. it is the third arab nation wracked by protest aimed at the u.s.. this was egypt last night, another outburst of anger over the current anti-muslim movie said to be made in the u.s.. secretary of state clinton tried to make clear about the video today. >> we absolutely reject the content and message. >> still, criticism from mitt romney after he accused the obama administration of sympathizing with the rioters. for the president, a foreign crisis with a
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
this week. >> the u.s. is also bracing for more demonstrations in other parts of the muslim world. halle jackson is live. what's the latest? >> four people now under arrest according to libyan officials who say it's really too soon to tell if these suspects have any ties to any specific extremist group. >> anti-american protests have now spread through a reported 11 countries. >> our demand is that president barack obama appears and makes an official apology. >> demonstrators furious over an inflammatory depiction of a film. >> we absolutely reject its content and message. >> now u.s. diplomatic missions worldwide are preparing for more protests. >> it's friday. it's a day of prayer in the islamic world. and i really hope that cooler minds prevail. >> after a violent attack on the u.s. consulate on tuesday, the government now involved in the deaths of four americans including the death of navy seals. >> glen was an amazing human being, and we're devastated. >> the safety of diplomats overseas is of key concern. >> i think there will be a focus of security around our ambassadors and cons
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
in the low to mid 70's this morning. it will stay in the 60's in the mountains. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. standing water will be the issue in many spots this morning. when a closure on the eastern shore in chester near u.s. 50. otherwise, monument street is closed near patterson park. moving pretty well on the major roadways. about 11 minutes on the outer loop north east side. 10 minutes to go south on 95 down towards 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 70 at 29. it traffic moving without delay. this is traffic on the west side. the speed at security boulevard. the north side running smoothly. as we hear of any other closures, we will keep you posted. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we're falling some breaking news this morning. fire officials are on the scene of a two alarm fire. it started just before 2:00 a.m. this morning. six people were injured in the fire. one child was taken to hopkins pediatrics. we will have updates as soon as they become available. >> the search continues for the person w
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Sep 9, 2012 11:30am EDT
europeans arrived, 10 flags have flown over the territory. that's more than any other u.s. state. in 1519, spanish explorers planted their flag. they were followed by the french in 1682. later on, napoleon's tricolor was displayed. then, in 1763, great britain gained a foothold in the region. in 1810, local colonists united against the british under a flag known as "the bonnie blue." finally, in 1812, louisiana achieved statehood. it looked like the stars and stripes were here to stay. but with the civil war, louisiana withdrew from the union. it declared itself a republic -- with its own flag, of course, but two months later, it joined the confederacy. louisianans would live under two different confederate flags before the war ended. finally in 1912, louisiana adopted the flag we see today. >> the louisiana flag, i love, because it's a story of unconditional love. what the settlers saw, according to louisiana legend, when they first arrived there were these brown pelicans. and if food was scarce, what the mother pelicans would do was peck at their breasts until they bled, and they would
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, dry air on those northerly breezes. mostly 70's here. 55 added oakland. feeling like fall in the mountains. the forecast for the game, clear skies and a light northwesterly breeze, low humidity and comfortable football temperatures. we will settle back into the 60's as the game wears on. perfect conditions for football. the seven-day in a few minutes. >> our newsroom has been getting calls and e-mails, worried about the rap program using poison that could harm children and pets. lisa robinson joins us to find out what she found. >> several months later, the county has seen some success. they are reassuring people with pets and children is not to worry about the poison the is. >> the run at night up and down the yards and on the front straight. people around here do not keep up after their. what are you going to have, routes. dan ey're happy to see crankearney and his crew. it is just beginning in the catonsville areas. properties are inspected and treated. the work started in june and is paying off. >> we gauge it from the callbacks we may get. we may get 5 callbacks from
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Sep 14, 2012 4:30am EDT
on the middle east as antiu.s. protest over antimuslim protests. >>> a woman gets nabbed after passing a school bus on the sidewalk. >>> there are reports of another nude photo scandal brewing for >>> there are reports of another nude photo scandal brewing for england's royal family. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. today we begin with high alert. the obama administration is bracing for another day of major demonstrations in parts of the muslim world after today's weekly prayer. meanwhile, there's a new development into the investigation of this week's killings in libya. nbc's tracie potts has the latest from washington. >> reporter: mara, good morning, there have been arrests in the killings. our workers who were in benghazi have all been evacuated to tripoli. there there are only emergency staff working in the embassy as there are fears today across the pond and here about more violence in the region. more demonstrations overnight. more tear gas. more rocks thrown at police. so far, more than 200 have been injured in protests at
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
was found unconscious in a hotel room with a note saying i'm sorry. the victims were both in their 80s and found dead earlier this month in their home. >> yesterday's severe thunderstorms are well off the coast and moving further away. we've seen a clearing trend with more sunshine breaking through and the high pressure will hold strong and build in tonight. we're looking a beautiful weather but it will feel like fall. look at these low temperatures. thirties' showing up in the great lakes and that air is headed our way. we will see how long this fall- like air will stick around and see if it hangs around for the official beginning of fall in your forecast and a few minutes. >> people are up in arms tonight, concern that city officials planning to pave a big chunk of a park to make way for certain renovations and improvements. the plant is preliminary but it would create 95 parking spots to use for various purposes. it would at a driving route and help increase activities at the senior building. but for neighbors, the main objection is losing something hard to find in the city, green s
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Sep 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
out a '60s one sunday night. "homeland" broke "madmen's" four-year winning streak as best tv drama. >> we're a little startled by this. >> reporter: claire daines also won best actress. her co-star took best actor beating out bryan cranston of "breaking bad" and "mad men" nominee jon hamm. >> i don't really believe in judging art, but i thought i'd show up just in case. >> reporter: and while one streak ended -- >> "modern family." >> reporter: it was a three-peat for "modern family." honors for lead acting went to jon cryer for ""two and a half men"." >> something has clearly gone terribly wrong. >> reporter: and julia louis dreyfus for "veep." >> i don't see anything funny about me being vice president of the united states. >> reporter: julian moore earned best actress in a miniseries or movie for "gamechange." >> i feel so validated because sarah palin gave me a big thumbs down. >> reporter: "hatfields & mccoys"' kevin costner won best actor. make it ten years in a row for jon stewart and company. even if jimmy fallon did all he could to keep him from accepting. >>> in seattle,
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
's.nto the low >> good morning. let's get you up to date. one problem on southbound 83 just past belfast road. word of anan a aident. watch h r r ssible delayay pulaski highway, we have a crash at moravia derive. monument street at calvert street, closures because of the baltimore book festival. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side and on the west side. here's a quick, live look at traffic. rain will impact your ride in many spots. 50 at maryland 8. no significant delays. 295 and 175, building in volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> nfl fans have been waiting to hear. >> starting tonight, the game will be officiated by professional crews. there has been an agreement, ending the lockout. complaints about replacement officials came to a head on monday night. the new agreement increases salaries to about $149,000 still needs to be approved by nfl owners. >> a double shooting cents a mother and her son to the hospital. >> police believed the shootings are the result of a domestic dispute. the 4-year-old boy was shot in the hip. his mother was shot in the body jus
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Sep 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
will have -- partly cloudy conditions, temperatures in the 70's. h.d. doppler radar, you did see rain showers, rain shower to the south of us down in north carolina and virginia and out into the kentucky area. high pressure will keep that away from us. currently at b.w.i. airport, 54 degrees. the dew point around 51. humidity 90%, winds are calm and the barometer is 30.13. all good things must come to an end and the beginning of the week doesn't look that good. we will break that down for you coming up. >> our big story this morning, two more troops killed in attacks overseas. nato says a man believed to be a member of the afghan local police turned his weapon on two service members. >> the attack comes on the same day as the maryland guard unit that trained police in afghanistan returned home. george lettis has more on the story. >> it's fantastic to be home with the family again. >> the more than 40 maryland national guards men and women honored at a home coming saturday were assigned to the international security assistance force in afghanistan. they helped train the afghan army an
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Sep 15, 2012 6:30pm EDT
department and the military are taking efforts to step up security at u.s. embassies across the region. jim maceda joins us from cairo. good evening. >> reporter: hello, lester. the state department is closing embassies temporarily in sudan and yemen warning of travel risks in those countries and in tunisia where americans are encouraged to leave as worries about more violent protests escalate. a four-day standoff outside the u.s. embassy in cairo ended this morning. when riot police charged the protesters and cleared o out tahrir square. the city began to return to normal as did the country with no reported protests or violence. friday's day of rage spread across more than 20 countries. in tunisia today local citizens and security personnel surveyed damaged cars and buildings at the u.s. embassy now protected by armored vehicles while a u.s. marine rapid response team took up positions at yemen's charred u.s. embassy and western hotels. it wasn't all quiet. as far away acs sydney, australia, hundreds protested outside the u.s. consulate saying america had defiled their religion. >> we are
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Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
thinking about my parents. they're in their 70s and you know, my parents took care of me my whole life and i'd like to return that favor. >> absolutely. >> and my parents are in great health, but i do notice things that i'm like, well, my dad is getting a little older. you know, maybe walking a little slower. you know, certain things, things are a little bit more sore. to me, it's such a great opportunity to have a product like omega xl so that i can do something to give back to my parents who did so much for me. and to know that it will help them in the aging process, you know, do it more smoothly and comfortably. >> well, when you talk about caring for your parents and you had a mother, father was gone, and mom is now living over 50 miles away, 60 miles away and she calls you at night in pain, you can't just jump up and drive 50 miles, 60 miles, 80 miles. there's studies that show that if your mother is at 10, 15, 20 miles away, you're out of bed, you're right there. but if she's 50, 60, 80 or 100 miles away, what do you do? and now you can't sleep the rest of the night. you're
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Sep 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, we will be close to that again. we should be in the upper 50's. 81 is a typical high. that is the target temperature of the next few days. the record today, 94 back in 1985. the box many 100's in anymore. the average low is 60. we're not going to be all but close to the record lows this week, but we are closer than we have been. on the boardwalk, 75. beautiful down there. park to an already downed 71. temperatures are beginning to fall off. frederick, 77. it really dry atmosphere. there is this area of high pressure that will be with us during the evening hours ending in. august has cleaned out. no storms nearby. there are some storms in the pacific northwest. this is a going away. again, this disturbance in canada will go away. tomorrow, that will t exist like it does today. everything is clean out for two- thirds of the country. the only unsettled is out in the mountains and along the west coast and then offshore. we really have a good forecast that will last a while. overnight tonight, clear skies, cooler than usual. 52-58 overnight with a light northeast, northwes
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Sep 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
in the mid 80s. cleveland topping out only around 64 degrees later this afternoon. and that's your latest forecast, lynn. >> dylan, thanks so much. >>> coming up, japan follows suit, fedex warns and why it pays to be an alaskan. your early morning business headlines straight ahead. >>> plus the rumor mill buzzing about a rec could be sill leeation between robert pattinson and christ continue stewart. >>> coming up the brewers are in the hunt plus the good, the bad, the ugly in the outfield. you're watching "early today." >> announcer: earl "early today" is brought to you by preparation h totables. >>> good morning and welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry, and here are some of your top headlines this morning. >>> pennsylvania state supreme court is ordering a lower court judge to determine if voters have easy access to photo i.d. cards required by a new law. if it is determined the i.d.s are easily available the law can stand. if not, the law will be blocked. >>> arizona police can begin enforcing the controversial show your papers provision of the state's immigration law. after a
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Sep 20, 2012 4:30am EDT
vote. >>> a top u.s. security official said the american ambassador and three others tharp killed was a terrorist strike. they doubt it started as a spontaneous attack. nbc's daniel lee has more from washington. >> reporter: sitting before the u.s. senate committee, they called this scene last week, that deadly assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi where four americans died evidence the u.s. continues to be vul neshl to terrorist attacks. >> they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack. >> reporter: much else remains unanswered or under dispute. >> we are looking at indications that individuals involved in the attack may have connections to al qaeda. >> reporter: was the attack planned like the libyan government insists or was it spontaneous like u.s. intelligence officials believe? >> i just don't think that people come to protestee equipped with rpgs and other heavy weapons. >> we are conducting interviews, gathering evidence and trying to sort out the facts. >> reporter: as investigators sort out the facts, the families of those men killed are laying their loved one
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Sep 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
state in the u.s. with a median income of $70,000. that is nearly $20,000 more than the $50,502 average income in america. mississippi is the poorest state with a median income of under $37,000. while marylanders are tops in income, figures highlight a disturbing trend. one in four residents live in poverty. more than 37% of baltimore children were impoverished last year. >> apple was the iphone 5 -- apple's iphone 5 will be released tomorrow. a father and son were trying to swindle others with a fake by phone. daniel parker and his son's decision came to an end when they tried to sell detectives the phone. police thought the phones were stolen. apple told investigators what they really were. >> $20 worth of plastic and john. if this is the iphone -- first iphone you have baht, this will fool you. >> they off the ground may prove difficult if you plano fly american airlines. it has canceled 300 flights this week to cope with a dispute with pilots. the percentage of flights arriving late has ballooned. several days -- some flights did not arrive on time. the union insists pilots are repo
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Sep 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
to be pretty certain that there are going to be bumps in the road. >> reporter: but after ben zbaz zi, the u.s. ambassador assassinated, syria out of control, mitt romney campaigning in colorado blames barack obama. >> these are not bumps in the road, these are human lives, these are developments we do not want to see. this is time for a president who will shape events in the middle east. >> reporter: in our presidential election, romney is trailing in colorado and in ohio. >> look, we're going to win. there's no question in my mind, we're going to win. >> reporter: six weeks to go. one reason president obama is limiting diplomatic time at the u.n. i'm steve handlesman, nbc news, washington. >>> well, elsewhere in politics, missouri senate candidate todd akin again says he will stay in the race despite his con throw verse y'all comments on rape last month. today is the deadline to get a court order to drop out of the race. after last month's interview, he lost most republican campaign money, but now a conservative fundraising pac is seriously considering whether to come to akin's aid because h
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Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-muslim video blame for sparking the attack on the u.s. embassy in libya. he said the attack is an indefensible attack on america. >> accrued and disgusting video. there should be no doubt we will be relentless in tracking down the killers and bring them to justice. >> mr. obama called on world leaders to confront the real cause of rage across the world. the clinton initiative unveiled a new approach to foreign aid, targeted on eliminating barriers to investment and trade in foreign nations. >> in exchange for removing those barriers, developing nations will receive u.s. assistance packages. >> from the also joked about sharing the stage with bill clinton. >> there is often a buzz aldrin on social media. a controversial call by nfl replacement referees gave the seattle seahawks a victory over the packers last night. even the president weighed in, saying the dispute was terrible. the nfl today admitted, in its own way, that the puckers should have won the game. they said it was because of an interference call, not the interception. the president urged a resolution, with the referees. >> the loca
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Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
starts a little after 7:00, it will be in the low 70's and there will be a lot of clouds and maybe a brief shower. it is a big navy. by the time we finish the game, 10:00 or 11:00, we think the rain shower chance will probably be a little higher toward the end of the game but still not a guarantee and temperatures will drop to the upper 60's. yes, if you have some kind of poncho you can wear to the game, i would do that. but we would probably get away with the game sometime this evening. maybe a brief delay. we will talk more about the forecasts going into the weekend in a few minutes. >> a baltimore city police are investigating two separate shootings were the victims are women. the most recent case happened just after 9:00 in the 400 block of south agusta ave. police say the victim, and 18- year-old woman, was found inside a car with a gunshot wound to the head. south baltimore, police looking for three men in connection with the shooting of a 39 -- 35-year old woman in chair real. we are told she is expected to survive. a four-year old boy is recovering after police say he was s
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Sep 2, 2012 8:00am EDT
" finally leaking out this morning. new details about the chaos in the moments before navy s.e.a.l.s ambushed an killed osama bin laden. >>> power less. hundreds of thousds still without power days after hurricane isaac ripped through the gulf coast as the army corps of engineers tried to figure out whether the levees in new orleans actually made the flooding outside the city worse. >>> and tom cruise's block bluster, "vanity fair" reporting this morning the church of scientology auditioned potential wives for tom cruise before katie holmes was in the picture. the startling claims about cruise and the church today, the startling claims about cruise and the church today, sunday, september 2nd, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. and welcome to "today." i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolf. "no easy day" not out until tuesday, yet we're learning so much more about it. we've known the broad outline of the frenzied moments leading up to the raid. we haven't been told the exact details. they're starting to come out. >> we're seeing excerpts from the book wr
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, the president vowed no u.s. retreat. >> making it clear that justice will come to those who harm americans. most of all, even in our grief, we will be resolute, for we are americans. we hold our head high >> but the protests widened. this was iraq, lebanon, symbols of the u.s. got burned -- a kfc and a hardy's. this is gossip. many egyptians are still furious over the anti-muslim film made in the u.s.. it is not just arab nations. muslims to the east erupted. this was pakistan today. this was bangladesh. these were indian muslims in kashmir. while back in the u.s., republican vice-presidential candidate paul ryan blamed president obama. >> what we do not see is steady, consistent, american leadership. that is what keeps the peace, and that is what we will have a in a romney-ryan administration. >> team obama called that an attempt to score political points. >> both factually wrong and poorly timed. now is a time when americans should be coming together. >> as many in the muslim world are coming together against americans. >> the white house insisted today there was no intelligence that could hav
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Sep 16, 2012 9:00am EDT
on u.s. led coalition forces, killing two international service members. >> the attack came on the same day a maryland national guard unit charged with training place in afghanistan returned home. george lettis has more on that part of the story. >> it's fantastic to be home with the family again. >> the more than 40 maryland national guardsmen and women honored at a homecoming honored at a homecoming saturday were assigned to the international security assistance force in afghanistan. they helped train the afghan army and police in the hopes they'll fight crime and the taliban on their own some day. the mission is a major piece of the plan to end u.s. combat operations there by the end of 2014. >> we would recover evidence and process crime scenes so the challenge was to train them to make sure they do it the way we do it. we gave them the basics, we taught them. our job is to show them how to do it. and they have to learn how to do it. that was a tough challenge. >> the homecoming comes on the same day two nato troops were killed in southern afghanistan by one of the afghan police tra
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Sep 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
and our temperatures the past couple of days are in the low to mid 80's for highs so this front will knock things back about 10 degrees. the front is generating a little shower activity up by new york city. the front is over the chesapeake bay right now. east of the bay, there's a southerly breeze, swinging around the next couple of hours and the northwest breeze will keep us cooler and keep us dry and eventually help us introduce a much bigger storm system which will be here early next week and that's what i'll talk about with the insta-weather plus forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> our big story this morning, a loss, no ground lost for the baltimore orioles. >> a tough stretch for the birds right now. the birds dropped their first game in the west coast to the oakland a's, the a.l. wild card leading athletics beat the o's 3-2 last night to prevent them from moving into sole possession in the a.l. east. jonny gomes hit a go-ahead r.b.i. single in the fifth to back a's rookie tommy mill own in a key series between playoff contenders. the new york yankees lost 6-4 at home to tampa bay
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Sep 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
with the. we are in the low to mid 50's. there is a little bit of a fog in some neighborhoods as well. a nice mixture of sunshine and clouds. we will make it up to 78 later today. let's say good morning to sarah. what are you wearing, polyester? >> my favorite fabric. good morning. getting a little busier the past few minutes. southbound route 3 is closed due to an accident. southbound 295 at the beltway checking reports of a crashed there. you will see delays. another accident of note -- you want to consider your -- 95 measure alternate. take a look at drive time on the outer loop of the northeast side, standing on the west side, only 10 minutes to go from the beltway southwest down to 32. let's see what it looks like as a volume starts to build. pretty light still on i 83. let's switch over to a live a view on 795. a little bit heavier. wants to get closer to the beltway delays will start to build soon. -- once you get closer to the beltway, delays will build soon. >> state health officials are investigating another case of west mile -- west nile virus. >> 30 marylanders have been d
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00am EDT
the beginning. they stretched their buying power even further by reaching out to the y.s.a. -- youth service america. headquartered in washington, d.c., y.s.a. helps kids find financing. if you have a good idea for a public service project, y.s.a. can help you get what's called "grant money." in this case, a company named sodexo liked the coupon idea and wrote a check. >> we won a $500 grant from this company, and we were supposed to use it to shop for food, using coupons. >> we're working with the sodexo foundation, and they gave a grant to us, which we re-granted out. and the extreme-couponing young people took that idea and multiplied the effect of that grant to really affect hunger in their community in a positive way. >> we got the coupons from parents and students who brought them into school and put them in boxes for collecting. >> and a lot of people don't even use the circulars, the coupons that come in their sunday or weekend newspaper. so we had un-- it was an untapped resource. >> the kids also collected coupons outside their local supermarket, which became a supportive partner i
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